Art Podium presents “75 years of Indian Art # Canvas to NFTs” Exhibition


Art Podium has announced the opening of its latest exhibition, 75 Years of Indian Art, Canvas to NFT’s happening from September 15-18, 2022 at the Arts House, Singapore.

Co-hosted by the High Commission of India in Singapore the event is part of the celebrations commemorating 75 Years of Indian Independence, Azadi Ka Amrit Mahotsav.

The exhibition brings to light the pictorial history of 75 years of art in India ranging from the 1800s the pre independence era right through to the newest trends of today, in the form of non-Fungible tokens (NFT’s).

With more than 150 pieces of art on display the exhibition will showcase works spanning unique and distinctive styles that emerged from different parts of the country during that period such as the Bengal School of Art, Bombay Progressive Artists Group and the Madras Arts Movement, as well as Gond, Miniatures, Kalighat and Pichwais, forms of tribal & folk art that are fast disappearing. With the participation of several leading galleries across India, over 60 artists will be represented, including a section dedicated to contemporary Singapore based artists.

The exhibition will provide art enthusiast with the opportunity to view paintings by internationally renowned master’s such as Raja Ravi Verma, Hemen Majumdar, jamini Roy, B Prabha, M F Hussain among many others, as well as certain never seen before art works drawn from private collections.

Guest of Honour S Iswaran, Minister of Transport will officially inaugurate the exhibition which has generated considerable excitement, this being the first in person art event of its kind post the pandemic induced lockdown. In attendance will be the High commissioner of India, members from Singapore’s diplomatic community, prominent business and community leaders, entrepreneurs, collectors, artists and enthusiasts.

The exhibition is curated by Kavita Raha and part of the proceeds will be donated to a local nonprofit Raining Raincoats, who focus on Migrant workers.

For more details, visit Art Podium Website

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